Popular Russian musician releases new, anti-protest anthem
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Popular Russian musician releases new, anti-protest anthem

Alisa Vox, formerly a singer in the Russian rock band Leningrad, released a new music video on Monday, titled “Baby Boy.” The song insults the protesters who marched against corruption on March 26, implying that they are “puppets” being manipulated by Alexei Navalny with promises of “gold and euros.” Vox concludes her song by offering Russia’s angry young men “freedom, money, women, and even power,” so long as they cut out the anti-government activism. The Moscow Times offers a complete, rhyming translation of Vox’s song, punctuated with memorable moments from the musical video.


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